Teacher Special Education Hearing Impairment (Itinerant), Lalor Park Public School

$72,263 - $127,157 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Lalor Park NSW 2147, Australia
  • 25 Nov, 2021

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Teaching Service Job category:

Schools | Teachers

Job location:

Sydney Region

Job reference number: 00008N4X Number of positions: 1 Total remuneration package: Remuneration package valued at up to $127,157.00. Base salary ranges from $72,263.00 to $114,720.00, plus leave loading and employer's contribution to superannuation. Base salary rates above the minimum are available depending on experience. Contact: 9624 4808 - Antonina Scott Closing date: 08/12/2021 - 04:00 PM Principal network: Bungarribee Staffing area: Blacktown School name: Lalor Park Public School FTE: 1.000


At Lalor Park Public School we pride ourselves on being an inclusive learning environment, comprising of five P-6 mainstream classes and five support unit classes.

The school has an enrolment of 190 students, including 40% from non-English speaking backgrounds and 13% Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students.

Our school is focused on continuous improvement, fostering the needs of the whole child. Our school community exhibits the characteristics of assessment-capable learners.

We all understand what we are learning, how we are going and where we will go next, as well as knowing how to get there. We can all interpret assessment results and act on this understanding.

We are all creative, critical thinkers, able to problem solve, communicate and collaborate.

We all strive for our life and career purpose and we all understand our personal and social responsibility.

We all value ourselves and our important place in the world. We embody: “I am, You are, We are Lalor Park’.

The Itinerant Teacher Hearing (ISTH) position is based at Lalor Park Public School.

The successful applicant will be required to travel between schools across the Bungarribee, Quakers Hill and The Ponds Networks in both Metropolitan North and Metropolitan South and West Operational Directorates to support the learning needs of students with a hearing impairment.

The ability and willingness to travel between worksites is a requirement of this position. Students on caseload range from newborn through to Year 12 across a variety of settings.

Two thirds of caseload students are enrolled in mainstream classes with the remaining third in support classes or Schools for Specific Purposes.

The ISTH will work collaboratively with students, school staff, parents/carers and outside agencies to develop and support the implementation of invidualised programs for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH).

Suitable applicants require a current driver's license and comprehensively insured vehicle.

Selection Criteria

  • Approval to teach Hearing Impairment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate quality, inclusive learning plans to meet the complex needs of students who are DHH from age of diagnosis to Year 12 across educational settings.
  • Knowledge and/or willingness to develop skills in sign language, augmentative communication systems and assistive technology.
  • Evidence of highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to build and maintain relationships with students, schools, parents, communities and outside agencies.
  • Knowledge of the Disability Standards for Education and capacity to apply The Standards when working with students who are DHH.


An unconditional full approval to teach is a requirement. If you do not hold a full approval to teach with the NSW Department of Education, you are required to commence the application process at the same time as you apply for this teaching opportunity.

From 8 November 2021 all Department of Education employees undertaking relevant work, including any work conducted on a NSW school site, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The successful candidate for this position will be required to confirm full vaccination status prior to the Department of Education finalizing the appointment of the candidate and entry on duty.

Further information on the Department’s COVID-19 response is available at https://education.nsw.gov.au/covid-19.

Special Notes

Applicants are to include details of their WWCC clearance number as part of this application.

To ensure that your application complies with the guideline page limits your attachments must be in PDF format.

New merit selection application guidelines for classroom teachers, executives and principals have been introduced to provide greater clarity to applicants and selection panels.

The guidelines are in effect on positions advertised from Wednesday 10th June 2020.

The guidelines are located at: https://education.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-at-education/roles-and-locations/roles-at-education/teaching/addressing-selection-criteria.html